The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
UK
Rank 498 530 476
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -54
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 84 97 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 1.31% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 94
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £407
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6750 7382 7526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.53% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4293 4253
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 365 420
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 74 £450 +5.88% 7
London -11 23 £500 +17.64% 1
South East +10 13 £500 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +3 12 £375 -23.07% 1
East of England -2 12 £375 -20.00% 1
Scotland +31 10 £430 +26.93% 1
Yorkshire +23 10 £413 -11.05%
Edinburgh - 10 £430 - 1
North West +32 9 £560 +1.81%
West Yorkshire +30 8 £388 -22.50%
Milton Keynes +13 6 £500 -
Leeds +12 6 £375 -12.28%
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £500 -
City of London -5 6 £520 +26.06% 1
West Midlands - 6 £285 -
Lancashire - 5 £560 -
Manchester +21 4 - -
Preston - 4 £530 -
Stevenage - 4 £300 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £285 -
Welwyn Garden City -10 3 £450 -9.09%
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
North Yorkshire +15 2 £425 +6.11%
Shropshire - 2 £450 -
Welwyn - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £501 -
Knaresborough - 2 £425 -
Telford - 2 £450 -
Hampshire - 2 £501 - 1
South West +12 1 £500 +25.00% 2

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 208 (98.58%) F5
2 167 (79.15%) Cisco
3 152 (72.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 114 (54.03%) CheckPoint
5 110 (52.13%) Firewall
6 80 (37.91%) Cisco ASA
7 73 (34.60%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (31.75%) Juniper
9 65 (30.81%) Network Security
10 63 (29.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 57 (27.01%) CCNP
11 57 (27.01%) BGP
12 55 (26.07%) Load Balancing
12 55 (26.07%) BIG-IP
13 52 (24.64%) OSPF
14 47 (22.27%) Data Centre
15 45 (21.33%) DNS
16 44 (20.85%) WAN
16 44 (20.85%) Blue Coat
17 40 (18.96%) VPN
18 32 (15.17%) LAN
18 32 (15.17%) MPLS
18 32 (15.17%) Security Cleared
19 31 (14.69%) Finance
20 30 (14.22%) SC Cleared
21 28 (13.27%) Fortinet
21 28 (13.27%) Palo Alto
22 25 (11.85%) CCIE
23 24 (11.37%) TCP/IP
23 24 (11.37%) EIGRP

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.90%) OpenStack
1 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.47%) Apache
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.47%) Confluence
2 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.47%) nginx
2 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.42%) MS Project
1 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.27%) Akamai
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 152 (72.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 110 (52.13%) Firewall
3 80 (37.91%) Cisco ASA
4 65 (30.81%) Network Security
5 63 (29.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 57 (27.01%) BGP
7 55 (26.07%) BIG-IP
8 52 (24.64%) OSPF
9 45 (21.33%) DNS
10 44 (20.85%) WAN
11 40 (18.96%) VPN
12 32 (15.17%) LAN
12 32 (15.17%) MPLS
13 24 (11.37%) EIGRP
13 24 (11.37%) TCP/IP
14 20 (9.48%) IPsec
14 20 (9.48%) Wireless
15 14 (6.64%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (6.16%) Multicast
17 12 (5.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Subversion
2 2 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Gitweb
3 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (14.69%) Finance
2 20 (9.48%) Banking
3 9 (4.27%) Law
4 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (44.08%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (13.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 26 (12.32%) Security Engineer
5 25 (11.85%) Consultant
6 22 (10.43%) Architect
7 21 (9.95%) Network Security Engineer
8 20 (9.48%) Network Architect
9 18 (8.53%) Analyst
10 16 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (6.16%) Network Consultant
12 11 (5.21%) Network Analyst
13 10 (4.74%) Security Consultant
14 9 (4.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 9 (4.27%) Network Security Consultant
14 9 (4.27%) Network Specialist
15 7 (3.32%) Design Engineer
15 7 (3.32%) Firewall Engineer
15 7 (3.32%) Network Security Architect
15 7 (3.32%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) CSS
2 6 (2.84%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.47%) Ajax
3 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) Java EE
3 1 (0.47%) JSON
3 1 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.47%) Node.js
3 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.47%) React
3 1 (0.47%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.27%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.64%) PKI
4 10 (4.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.74%) iPad
5 6 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.84%) Wiki
6 4 (1.90%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.42%) DataPower
7 3 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.42%) User Experience
8 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.95%) Tandem
8 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.64%) Windows
2 11 (5.21%) Linux
3 10 (4.74%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) CentOS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.07%) Load Balancing
2 21 (9.95%) Network Design
3 17 (8.06%) ITIL
4 16 (7.58%) Change Control
4 16 (7.58%) Network Management
5 13 (6.16%) Incident Management
5 13 (6.16%) Network Architecture
6 12 (5.69%) Information Security
6 12 (5.69%) Project Management
7 11 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (4.74%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.74%) Service Management
9 9 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.79%) Change Management
10 8 (3.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 8 (3.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 7 (3.32%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (3.32%) Data Privacy
11 7 (3.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.37%) Java
2 2 (0.95%) C
2 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.95%) PHP
2 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (34.60%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (27.01%) CCNP
3 32 (15.17%) Security Cleared
4 30 (14.22%) SC Cleared
5 25 (11.85%) CCIE
6 20 (9.48%) CCNA
7 6 (2.84%) Degree
8 5 (2.37%) CCSA
8 5 (2.37%) JNCIP
8 5 (2.37%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.42%) CISSP
10 2 (0.95%) CCSE
10 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.47%) CCA
11 1 (0.47%) CCAA
11 1 (0.47%) CCDP
11 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.11%) PCI DSS
2 13 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.37%) SLA
4 4 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.42%) XenServer
3 2 (0.95%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.47%) KVM
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.47%) NFS
4 1 (0.47%) Squid
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
4 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.79%) OPNET
2 7 (3.32%) Nessus
2 7 (3.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (3.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.37%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.37%) Nagios
4 4 (1.90%) Opsview
4 4 (1.90%) QRadar
5 3 (1.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.95%) Legato
6 2 (0.95%) Puppet
7 1 (0.47%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.47%) Graylog
7 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 208 (98.58%) F5
2 167 (79.15%) Cisco
3 114 (54.03%) CheckPoint
4 67 (31.75%) Juniper
5 44 (20.85%) Blue Coat
6 28 (13.27%) Fortinet
6 28 (13.27%) Palo Alto
7 18 (8.53%) HP
8 17 (8.06%) TippingPoint
9 14 (6.64%) SolarWinds
9 14 (6.64%) Splunk
10 13 (6.16%) Aruba
11 11 (5.21%) Sourcefire
12 10 (4.74%) BMC
12 10 (4.74%) Microsoft
13 9 (4.27%) Riverbed
13 9 (4.27%) VMware
14 8 (3.79%) Remedy
15 7 (3.32%) Nokia
15 7 (3.32%) Symantec
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